Blankenheim, Saxony-Anhalt

Blankenheim is a municipality in the Mansfeld-Südharz district, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

Blankenheim
Coat of arms of Blankenheim
Location of Blankenheim within Mansfeld-Südharz district
Blankenheim in MSH.svg
Blankenheim is located in Germany
Blankenheim
Blankenheim
Blankenheim is located in Saxony-Anhalt
Blankenheim
Blankenheim
Coordinates: 51°30′27″N 11°25′51″E / 51.50750°N 11.43083°E / 51.50750; 11.43083Coordinates: 51°30′27″N 11°25′51″E / 51.50750°N 11.43083°E / 51.50750; 11.43083
CountryGermany
StateSaxony-Anhalt
DistrictMansfeld-Südharz
Municipal assoc.Mansfelder Grund-Helbra
Government
 • Mayor (2020–27) André Strobach[1] (FDP)
Area
 • Total14.85 km2 (5.73 sq mi)
Elevation
280 m (920 ft)
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total1,141
 • Density77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
06528
Dialling codes034659
Vehicle registrationMSH, EIL, HET, ML, SGH

HistoryEdit

 
Klosterrode monastery
 
St. Lamberti Chapel in Blankenheim

The earliest known documented mention of Blankenheim dates from 1181. The development of the place was closely connected to the history of the Premonstratenian monastery Rode in the modern-day Klosterrode.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bürgermeisterwahlen in den Gemeinden, Endgültige Ergebnisse, Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt, accessed 8 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden – Stand: 31. Dezember 2020" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Sachsen-Anhalt (in German). June 2021.